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# Roughly one-half of the world's population, including

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Roughly one-half of the world's population, including virtually all of East and Southeast Asia also, is wholly dependent on rice to be its staple food.

A. including virtually all of East and Southeast Asia also, is wholly dependent on rice to be

B. including virtually all of East and Southeast Asia, is wholly dependent on rice as

C. virtually all of East and Southeast Asia as well, wholly dependent on rice as

D. which includes virtually all of East and Southeast Asia's, being wholly dependent on rice as

E. which includes virtually all of East and Southeast Asia also, is wholly dependent on rice to be
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05 Feb 2006, 00:25
I`ll take (B) over E for brevity.

By the way, nothing beats Japanese "Koshi Hikari Rice." It`s so perfect that you don`t even need to wash it. Ever tried it TeHCM?
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05 Feb 2006, 00:30
GMATT73 wrote:
I`ll take (B) over E for brevity.

By the way, nothing beats Japanese "Koshi Hikari Rice." It`s so perfect that you don`t even need to wash it. Ever tried it TeHCM?

Hmm, never tried it, but I love all kinds of rice! I could eat an ikura roll right now..........
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05 Feb 2006, 00:34
TeHCM wrote:
GMATT73 wrote:
I`ll take (B) over E for brevity.

By the way, nothing beats Japanese "Koshi Hikari Rice." It`s so perfect that you don`t even need to wash it. Ever tried it TeHCM?

Hmm, never tried it, but I love all kinds of rice! I could eat an ikura roll right now..........

Friday was "Setsubun" in Japan. Everybody was eating ikura, tempura, negi toro and salmon rolls.....
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05 Feb 2006, 00:54
B for

- correct idiom "rice as"
- simple construction

BTW, I love rice too, Basmati, Jasmine rice .... with spicy Indian curries
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05 Feb 2006, 13:08
OA is B
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09 Sep 2007, 23:38
TeHCM wrote:
Roughly one-half of the world's population, including virtually all of East and Southeast Asia also, is wholly dependent on rice to be its staple food.

A. including virtually all of East and Southeast Asia also, is wholly dependent on rice to be

B. including virtually all of East and Southeast Asia, is wholly dependent on rice as

C. virtually all of East and Southeast Asia as well, wholly dependent on rice as

D. which includes virtually all of East and Southeast Asia's, being wholly dependent on rice as

E. which includes virtually all of East and Southeast Asia also, is wholly dependent on rice to be

B

omg how I crave Japanese food... I lived there for 1 1/2years... now im in Tampa Fl... finding real japanese food... forget about it!!!
Re: SC: Rice   [#permalink] 09 Sep 2007, 23:38
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